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Seven Days to Live (2000)

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A grieving woman suffers terrifying visions of her own demise after she and her husband move into a country mansion.

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Sebastian Niemann

Writer:

Dirk Ahner (screenplay)
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Based on the autobiography Seven Days To Live by Nick Yarris.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Brimble ... Carl Farrell
Zdenek Maryska Zdenek Maryska ... Man 1
Rich Gold Rich Gold ... Man 2
Renee Ackermann Renee Ackermann ... Marlene Kosinski
Chris Barnes Chris Barnes ... Frank Kosinski
Amanda Plummer ... Ellen Shaw
Sean Pertwee ... Martin Shaw
Gina Bellman ... Claudia
Sean Chapman ... Paul
Frantisek Cástka Frantisek Cástka ... Removal Man
John Michael Higgins ... Social Worker (as John Higgins)
Eddie Cooper Eddie Cooper ... Thomas Shaw
Julian Curry Julian Curry ... Prof. Ed Saunders
Dave Hill Dave Hill ... Dr. Brown
Amanda Walker ... Elizabeth Farrell
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A grieving woman suffers terrifying visions of her own demise after she and her husband move into a country mansion.

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Taglines:

Don't trust your eyes Don't trust your heart Just trust your fear See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/terror and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Senator Film [Germany]

Country:

Germany | Czech Republic | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

30 November 2000 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

7 Days to Live See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Amanda Plummer and Sean Pertwee both starred in The Prophecy film series. Plummer in The Prophecy (1995) and later Pertwee in The Prophecy: Uprising (2005). See more »

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When the "Skysleeper" lands in Fort Worth, mountains can be seen in the background. There are no mountains in Fort Worth. See more »

Quotes

Ellen Shaw: I'm willing to do anything you want to make this relationship work, but first please - if it's okay please - untie me.
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Connections

References Poltergeist (1982) See more »

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Deja Vu Vu Vu...
4 September 2001 | by Poe-17See all my reviews

This film is like browsing in the fridge, late at night when you have the munchies; there's a piece of pizza, a slice of meatloaf, a spoonful of potato salad, a deviled egg ... stuff you've had before that doesn't add up to a proper meal. Genre buffs might have some fun spotting the past film's this movie borrows it's scenes from and there are a lot of them. I did. This is Frankenfilm, stitched together from limbs and parts of other films, a dog here, a basement there, a creeping insanity here, a dark ooze from the floor, wraiths, a marriage sabotaged by the supernatural. There are scenes in the movie that would have sizzled if that sizzling hadn't already been burned into our cinematic psyche by better movies. Still I found it hard to hate this movie. I'm not sure why. It didn't have heart and didn't even pretend to lunge for new ground. I suppose those of us who love horror in cartoons, poetry, fiction or film don't mind rummaging around in the old and familiar. I know that while watching this movie it reminded me of how much I liked this or that movie and caused me to want to rent them and see them again. I would advise everyone to not bother (a caution that is lost on the diehard aficionado - we will watch anything in hopes of finding even one "nugget" to remember). I'm happy to report this film has one such nugget and frustrated to report it is a structurally cruel and wasted nugget. That nugget is the film's first five minutes. Watching it I remember settling into my chair and bracing myself. I thought, this might, maybe, perhaps, potentially could be one of those small films where those involved have a dark and sinister bent and are going to take you on a wicked roller coaster ride rocketing and ricocheting through a sidestreet of hell ... but no. I dont' want to say anything else about the film's beginning since that is the movie's shot at redemption though it redeems not. It commits a fatal error, it packs its wallop at the beginning instead of the end. Don't bother, unless you like snacking unrelated leftovers from the fridge or leafing through family picture albums.


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